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Keep Fordham Faculty In Focus

Keep Fordham Faculty In Focus

April 12, 2017

The Faculty Senate has decided to conduct a full-faculty electronic vote of no confidence in the President of Fordham University next week. In other words, the faculty is conducting a vote in order to...

Fordham Must Go Green

April 5, 2017

Early last week, a petition entitled “Expand Solar Capacity and Green Investment at Fordham” went live. The petition calls for an expansion of the solar panels on the roof of Walsh Library and provide funding for composting, LED lighting and the use of electric vehicles on campus. A group of alumni created this page over a week ago with the goal of 1,000 signatures. As of date of print, the petition only has 27 signatur...

Editorial: The Arts Deserve To Be Preserved

Editorial: The Arts Deserve To Be Preserved

March 29, 2017

On March 16, President Trump’s announced a budget plan which calls for increasing funds for military spending and homeland security. To set off the increased spending, Trump has proposed sweeping cuts...

Editorial: Activism Will Always Be Appreciated

March 8, 2017

In the wake of a tumultuous election season, America has seen an increase in interest in protesting and activism. Fordham students are no exception to this trend. We at The Fordham Ram commend the surg...

Editorial: Providing Space for All Voices

Editorial: Providing Space for All Voices

February 22, 2017

This past week, The Fordham Ram published “Turn Right” by Brianna Lyman. This opinion article attracted a great deal of controversy due to its conservative stance and radical, hypothetical solution...

Editorial: The Downside of DeVos for Public Schools

Editorial: The Downside of DeVos for Public Schools

February 15, 2017

On Feb. 8, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education in President Trump’s cabinet. After a tenuous 24-hour protest led by Senate Democrats, DeVos won after a 50-50 tie in the Senate was broken...

Editorial: The Real Damages of “Fake News”

Editorial: The Real Damages of “Fake News”

February 8, 2017

“Fake news” has become a new buzzword for the ages. During the 2016 election, headlines like “Pope Francis shocks world, endorses Donald Trump for president,” “WikiLeaks confirms Hillary sold w...

Fight Oppression with Action, Not Words

Fight Oppression with Action, Not Words

February 1, 2017

This past week, President Donald Trump made an executive order which prohibits the entrance of citizens from seven Middle Eastern, majority-Muslim, countries for the next 90 days. It also suspends the a...

A Step in the Right Direction

A Step in the Right Direction

January 25, 2017

An estimated 470,000 people attended The Women’s March on Washington, D.C. this past Saturday. Sister marches, including one in New York City, gathered around 4 million people worldwide, including ...

Editorial: Wrapping Up Bias, Elections and Conflict in 2016

Editorial: Wrapping Up Bias, Elections and Conflict in 2016

December 7, 2016

As The Fordham Ram wraps up its 98th volume, sentiment among the faculty and student body is markedly tense. Faculty negotiations, bias incidents and presidential elections created polarizing forces o...

Editorial: Redefining Safe Spaces In a Post-Election World

Editorial: Redefining Safe Spaces In a Post-Election World

November 16, 2016

It is time to revisit one of the most contentious terms of the 21st century: safe spaces. For years, arguments for against these communities fostered in colleges across the country have grown increasingly...

Dissecting the Reality of Diversity at Fordham

Dissecting the Reality of Diversity at Fordham

November 9, 2016

The class of 2020 is the most “geographically diverse” in our school’s history, according to Fordham’s website. The university touts that more than 20 students are enrolled from each of the following...

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